Case archive

Scottish creel fishers succeed in challenging rejection of fisheries proposal by Marine Scotland 

A Scottish fishing federation has succeeded in overturning a decision by the Scottish government not to move forward with a proposed pilot scheme affecting inshore fisheries around the Isle of Skye. 

Court of Session Outer House 13 January 2021

Iranian asylum seeker fails to challenge Home Office certification of unfounded claim

An Iranian citizen who sought asylum in the UK after failing to obtain asylum in Germany has failed to challenge a Home Office decision that his case was clearly unfounded and therefore could not be considered by an immigration tribunal.

Court of Session Outer House 11 September 2020

Motion to cap expenses in action seeking to establish possibility of indyref2 without UK consent refused

The Outer House of the Court of Session has refused to grant a protective expenses order to cap expenses in an action seeking declarator that the Scottish Parliament has power to legislate for a second independence referendum.

Court of Session Outer House 4 August 2020

Interim orders granted against Stornoway blogger in ongoing defamation action by British Gas

The Outer House of the Court of Session has granted interim orders in an action for defamation brought by an energy company against a blogger from Stornoway that require him to remove certain blog posts as well as restricting the content of future posts.

Court of Session Outer House 16 June 2020